hidden fifths (or octaves). The progression in similar motion of 2 parts to perfect 5th (or octave) from such an interval in the same 2 parts in the previous chord, so that a pedant might find a 5th (or octave) in intermediate hiding (e.g. C–G in ten. and sop. proceeding to A–E in next chord).
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